Become a Skills Development Facilitator

US 15217: Develop an organisation training & development plan, NQF 5, 6 credits

US 15232: Coordinate planned skills development interventions in an organisation, NQF 5, 6 credits

US 15227: Conduct skills development administration in an organisation NQF 4, 4 credits

The 3-day action packed programme has been designed to equip learners with the tools, knowledge and skills they need to be effective Skills Development Facilitators in their workplaces. This highly interactive programme has been designed to achieve the following outcomes:

Legislation: Fully understand and communicate the philosophy of the Skills Development Act and strategy, and its impact on your organisation

Plan and Prepare for Skills Development: Understand and anticipate any forthcoming changes to the accreditation landscape: Seta and QCTO, new NQF levels and structures

Compile the compliant WSP and ATR: Define a full, relevant skills development process within your company, ensuring maximum benefit for all stakeholders

Implement: Implement and facilitate skills development practices including coordination, quality assurance and education

A highly interactive and participatory workshop which includes the use of work mats, templates and activities; allowing the Learner to draw their own conclusions and create their own learning path. This ensures outcomes-based, adult learning with an emphasis on integration and understanding. Learners will be able to implement Skills Development in a strategic, integrated way in order for the benefits of the Skills Development Act to be unlocked.

Day 1: National Issues

  • Know and understand the Skills Development Act of 1998 and the various role players in its implementation
  • Gather and review the National Skills Development Strategy and understand how this impacts on you
  • Overview and discuss the reasons and necessity for the South African Qualifications Authority and the National Qualifications Framework
  • Fully understand unit standards – their content, structure and relevance
  • Understand NQF-based assessment – methods, tools and competency (more on this in our assessor Course)
  • Discuss the Seta and QCTO and their role in Skills Development and quality assurance – including their grant claim processes, training provider accreditation and learnerships

Day 2: Company Issues

  • Learn how to develop and manage skills development strategies in your environment
  • Understand the relationship between competency profiling, job descriptions, performance management and career guidance
  • Reconcile appropriate information systems
  • Advise on learning interventions and identify resources for you to use
  • Change management – how to convince your organisation it’s worth it
  • Understand the requirements and responsibilities of training provider accreditation and how to use it your company’s benefit
  • Implement quality assurance practices, thereby ensuring training quality and required outcomes of education & training are achieved
  • Reconcile required data with your Human Resources & Training information systems

Day 3: Individual Issues

  • Develop and consolidate a Workplace Skills Plan and an Annual Training Report for the company

  • Determine strategic priorities and learning interventions

  • Link your Workplace Skills Plan to your Employment Equity Plan and your BEE scoring

  • Consultation and agreement amongst stakeholders

  • Understand and prepare for what is required for your portfolio of evidence and subsequent assessment against the SDF unit standards

We pride ourselves on how easily you will be able to complete your portfolio of evidence after the training. We also offer workshops on building a portfolio of evidence.

Please contact us for more information.